Zanda Romata's practice focuses on EU regulatory compliance in the areas of chemicals and product regulation (such as REACH, Biocides, CLP, WEEE, and RoHS 2), as well as competition law. In the area of EU regualtory law, she assists clients with litigation before the Board of Appeal of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), as well as supporting clients with data sharing negotiations, consortia management, registration obligations, and labelling requirements. She also ensures that manufacturers and importers comply with product safety obligations and with the CE marking regime.
Beyond her regulatory work, Zanda advises on all aspects of EU and UK competition law, including compliance, mergers and acquisitions, cartels, abuse of dominance, and distribution issues. Before joining Steptoe, she partook in secondment at a large multinational company where she acted as the corporate counsel. She was also a trainee at the Directorate-General for Competition at the European Commission.
- Solicitor, England & Wales
- Solicitor, Ireland
- Brussels Bar (E list)
- Post Graduate Diploma, King's College London, Economics for Competition Law
- LL.M., University of Warwick, International Economic Law
- Bachelor's Degree, Oxford Brookes University, 2009, Law and Business